A-State Baseball announces winter camp dates

From Arkansas State University

Arkansas State head baseball coach Tommy Raffo has announced that the Red Wolves' baseball program will host a fall prospect camp Nov. 2 and has also announced dates for the 2014 Winter Baseball Camp series for youth, junior high school and high school players.

The prospect camp is designed for high school players that want to continue their playing career at the next level. It is open to players in grades 9-12 and the cost to participate is $100. It is scheduled last from 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. and includes a t-shirt and lunch.

The first winter camp held will be the Youth Hitting Camp, January 11 where campers will be instructed on the proper form and techniques of hitting the ball. This camp is intended for player's ages 7-11 and will begin at 8:15 a.m. continuing to noon. Cost for this camp is $50 and includes a t-shirt.

Later that day, the Red Wolves will host the Youth Pitching/Defensive Specialty Camp from 1:15-5 p.m. This camp will teach proper technique in pitching and defensive play and is intended for player's ages 7-11. Cost for this camp is also $50, but if players choose to take both the Youth Hitting and Youth Pitching/Defensive Specialty Camp the cost for both is $90.

On January 12th the Red Wolves staff will host similar camps for their Junior High School aged players. The Junior High School Hitting Camp and Junior High School Pitching/Defensive Specialty Camp will teach players similar technique to the Youth camps and pricing and timing for the Junior High camps is identical to that of the Youth Camp.

For High School age players, the Red Wolves will host a High School Prospect Camp on Saturday, January 18th. The prospect camp will run from 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. and will allow players in 9-12th grades to be evaluated and educated on the collegiate recruiting process. These players will be tested and will be instructed on how to improve their skill set. Cost for this camp is $100 and includes a t-shirt and lunch.

Campers must bring their own hat, glove, helmet, bat, and suitable baseball attire (baseball pants). Catchers should bring their own catching gear. Tennis shoes will be worn indoors if there is bad weather. Campers should have their name clearly printed on all of their own equipment.

For more information or to register visit [http://www.arkansasstatebaseballcamps.com or call the A-State baseball office at 870-680-4336.